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October 16

A total of 28 events have been found.

Art Exhibits/Openings

9:00 am

Connecticut College Faculty Exhibition 2011

Connecticut College, Cummings Arts Center, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT

Works by Gregory Bailey, Ted Hendrickson, Pamela Marks, Timothy McDowell, Denise Pelletier, Andrea Wollensak, and visiting faculty Brad Guarrino and Jane Masters.

10:00 am

New England Landscape Invitational

Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St., Old Lyme, CT

Member artists and select invited artists will be exhibited throughout all four historic galleries in this annual exhibition of landscape paintings from around New England. On view Sept. 23 through Nov. 12.

3:00 pm

All About Water VII, juried show

GalleryOne , 665 Boston Post Road, Old Saybrook, CT

All About Water VII is the current exhibition at GalleryONE. This annual look at the subject of water was begun by the Tracy Art Center in 2005. The show presents a wide variety of the work of area artists describing, visually and emotionally, the fluid world running through, within and around us.
A reception for the presentation of awards and the honoring of Nancy Tracy, founder of the Tracy Art Center, will be held on Sunday October 16 and is open to the public.

Community

10:00 am

Thamespex 2011 Stamp Show

Clark Lane Middle School, 105 Clark Lane, Waterford, CT

dealers, exhibits, door prizes, refreshments, auction and more

8:30 am

Elks National Foundation Golf Tournament

Cedar Ridge Golf Course, 34 Drabik Road, East Lyme, CT

8:30 a.m., registration; 9 a.m., tee off; scramble format; 4-person teams; teams must be paid by Saturday, Oct. 1; sign-up sheet left of bar; $25 toward your pledge

11:00 am

Open Farm Sunday

Blue Slope Farm & Country Museum, 138 Blue Hill Rd., Franklin, CT

The public is invited to visit participating farm families to learn about life on the farm and how local dairy farmers are using family traditions as well as modern technology to care for their cows and produce quality products for the people in their communities. Come see the attention to detail and the compassion for the cows that makes the farmers of Cabot and McCadam among the best in the country.
For a list of open Farms visit www.OpenFarmSunday.coop

Pratt House, 19 West Ave., Essex, CT

The Essex Historical Society and the Belltown Antique Car Club invite you to The Fall Foliage Antique Motorcar Tour and Car Show.

Cars gather at 10am. The driving tour begins at 11am with a route from Essex to Killingworth and back. Win a the raffle to ride along in one of the antique cars.

Picnic and antique cars on display at the Pratt House Museum following the tour at 1pm.

Contact John Beveridge (beveridge18C@att.net) or Susan Malan (couper2006@yahoo.com) for more information.

12:00 pm

Denison Farm Market

Denison Homestead, 120 Pequotsepos Rd., Mystic, CT

The Denison Farm Market is held every Sunday at the Denison Homestead at 120 Pequotsepos Rd., in Mystic, CT. The market features local farms from southeastern Connecticut featuring the very best produce, eggs, meats, baked goods, cheeses, honey and maple syrup, plus many other items. Live music is performed each week. Homestead Museum tours are available, as well as miles of hiking trails.

12:00 pm

Michael Daly Walk to Cure Diabetes

Harvey's Beach, Ct 154, Old Saybrook, CT

5k Walk/Run along beach in beautiful Old Saybrook, CT to benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. $15 pre-registration or $20 day of. Tee-shirts for those bringing in $50 in sponsors.

9:00 am

New Haven Coin and Currency Show

Annex Yma Club, 554 Woodward Ave., New Haven, CT

Welcome to Connecticut's largest monthly coin and currency show. We have dealers from all over the tri-state area. The show is open to all. You can either bring in your coins, currency and scrap gold and silver for instant payment, or you can come in to buy all types of collector coins. Parking and admission are free.

12:30 pm

Ecumenical CROP Walk to End Hunger

United Methodist Church of Gales Ferry, 10 Chapman Ln, Gales Ferry, CT

registration 12:45 p.m. followed by walk at 1:30 p.m.; all welcome.

Margaritas Mexican Restaurant, 12 Water Street, Mystic, CT

Margaritas will play host to visiting artists Manuel Abeiro Horta and Modesto Horta, a team of mask makers from Tócuaro, Mexico on Sunday, October 16 from 4 to 9pm. 860 536-4589. This event is free and open to the public.

With nothing more than some hand-made tools forged by a local blacksmith, the brothers will transform a hunk of wood into an expressive work of art based on the traditions of their ancestors.

1:00 pm

Phoenix Rising Open House

Phoenix Rising Equine Rescue, One Pine Woods Rd., North Stonington, CT

hay rides, facepainting, and music by the Cartells; 860.794.4269

6:00 pm

Oakdale Firehouse and Rol Haven Farms annual Haunted Hayride

Oakdale Firehouse, 444 Chapel Hill Rd., Oakdale, CT

Join us in a horse drawn carriage ride thought the haunted woods of Oakdale, kids activities before the ride and pumpkins to bring home

10:00 am

Ninigret Quilters Guild Quilt Show

Westerly Armory, Railroad Ave, Westerly, RI

Nearly a hundred quilt artists from RI and CT show their quilts at the Ninigret Quilters Guild biannual show in the historical Westerly Armory, Railroad Avenue. More than one hundred quilts will be on display. New this year will be the sight of many ribbons as half are being judged. Scheduled demo’s and Q&As. Bid at the Miniature Quilt Silent Auction and find treasures at the vendors, Gently Used Books and Scraps tables. Children can enjoy a scavenger hunt and can win a sewing machine.

10:00 am

Book Sale At Otis Library

Otis Library, 261 Main St., Norwich, CT

The Friends of Otis Library will hold their semi-annual book sale on Friday, October 14, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; Saturday, October 15, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; and on Sunday, October 16, from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. There will be an early bird preview on Friday, October 14, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for a fee of $10. All proceeds benefit Otis Library. The Friends of Otis Library are continuing to accept donations of gently used books. Drop off your books, two bags at a time, to the library circulation desk. For larger donations, call (860) 889-2365, ext. 125. Please, no textbooks, encyclopedias, or magazines. Otis Library is located at 261 Main Street in Norwich.

11:00 am

Waterford RTC Brunch

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, 305 Great Neck Rd., Waterford, CT

on the grounds of the mansion; family-friendly event to meet local candidates for selectmen, town clerk, RTM, board of education, board of finance, and more; free.

9:00 am

14th Annual Race for the Cove

Hammonasset Beach State Park, 1288 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Come join us for the Race/Walk to benefit the Cove Center for Grieving Children.

The 14th Annual Run for The Cove - 5K Run, 2 Mile Walk and Kids Fun Run is a wonderful family event to support services for grieving children in Connecticut.

The 2011 Run for The Cove will be held on Sunday, October 16th, 2011 at Hammonasset Beach State Park in Madison CT. The 14th Annual 5K Race, Fun Run and 2M Walk has a variety of opportunities for you to become involved.

Fairs/Festivals

10:00 am

Corn Maze

Cucumber Hill Farm, 39 Cucumber Hill Road, Foster, RI

Corn Maze theme this year is "The Land of Oz." Answer some :Wizard of Oz" trivia questions as you follow the yellow brick road to Emerald City and eventually back home to a farm in Kansas (well, its really a farm in Foster, R.I. - but you get the picture). Team up with friends and see who makes it out first - with all the correct answers of course! While you are there, take our free tractor ride, come pick your pumpkins and squash, and have a pony ride.

6:30 pm

Field of Screams

Field of Screams, 179 Plain Meeting House Rd., West Greenwich, RI

Field of Screams

Kids/Family

10:00 am

Make Your Own Scarecrow

Bishop’s Orchards Farm Market and Winery, 1355 Boston Post Rd., Guilford, CT

Don’t miss Make Your Own Scarecrow at Bishop’s Orchards. The family event takes place every Saturday and Sunday in October as well as Columbus Day, from 10-5. It includes face-painting, glitter tattoos, and a free cupcake with each scarecrow! Proceeds support the CDR, a not-for-profit serving over 4,000 meals/month. Look for the scarecrow tent outside the red barn at Bishop’s, 1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford. Cost: Donation of $12/scarecrow or $20 for two. Face painting: $8; glitter tattoos: $5.

Misc. Events

11:00 am

Diana - A Celebration

Foxwoods Resort Casino-Great Cedar Exhibition Area, 39 Norwich Westerly Rd., North Stonington, CT

Direct from the Althorp Estate in England comes an award-winning exhibition featuring more than 150 personal objects celebrating the life and work of Diana, Princess of Wales, including her royal wedding gown, 28 designer dresses, family heirlooms, personal mementos, and rare home movies. This will be the only Northeastern engagement.

Music

3:00 pm

Hymn Sing

St. James Episcopal Church, 76 Federal St., New London, CT

Andrew Howell, organist; old-fashioned hymn sing.
This event is free and open to the public.
For more information call the Church Office at 860-443-4989.
Reception to follow.

7:00 pm

David Foster & The Mohegan Sun All-Stars

Wolf Den, Mohegan Sun Blvd., Uncasville, CT

Audiences looking for a rocking good time can always count on David Foster and The Mohegan Sun All-Stars. A long-established force in the southeastern Connecticut music scene, Foster has assembled a team of top-notch musicians who provide a solid night of entertainment.

4:00 pm

Organ Concert: Peter Sykes

Christ Church, 7 Elm St., Westerly, RI

Open to all; freewill offerings are welcomed. The concert will be followed by a reception in the Parish Hall, and an opportunity to meet the artist.

Nature/Outdoors

2:00 pm

Free Sunday Afternoon Arboretum Tour

The Arboretum, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, CT

Free Sunday afternoon tours run from May 1st to October 30th and begin at 2 pm. Meet in front of the Olin Science Center on the main campus of Connecticut College at 2 pm.

Religion

10:30 am

Spiritist Study Group at Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health

Shoreline Center for Wholistic Health, 35 Boston St., Guilford, CT , 06437

The Spiritist Group of Connecticut (SGCT) is an educational non-profit group committed to the studying of Spiritism. We study the relationship between the material world and the spiritual one in order to better understand the purpose of life. We are committed to the dissemination of the Spiritist teachings as a means to raise spiritual awareness in our community. We welcome everyone without distinction to sex, race, religion or nationality. There is never a charge to attend our meetings.

Sports

10:30 am

Run for the Pumpkins 5K

Cimalore Field Sports Complex, Wilson St., Westerly, RI

10:30 a.m., registration; 11 a.m., race starts; gift certificates to overall winners, and raffle winners; visit website for advance registration

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